Which conditions impair the absorption of vitamin D?

Updated: Aug 08, 2019
  • Author: Manish Suneja, MD, FASN, FACP; Chief Editor: Vecihi Batuman, MD, FASN  more...
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Numerous conditions can impair the absorption of vitamin D. Small bowel diseases, such as celiac disease, gastric bypass (particularly long limb Roux-en-Y gastric bypass), steatorrhea, and pancreatic diseases can all lead to low vitamin D levels. [17]


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